Monthly Archives: April 2014

Philadelphia updates: Four new shooting victims and an armored car robbery

Philadelphia updates: Four new shooting victims and an armored car robbery
A 21-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was shot Wednesday evening at the corner of Rosehill and East Somerset Streets in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. According to police, the victim suffered at least eight gunshot wounds …
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Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamo | MLS Match Preview
A pair of clubs looking to put the skids on winless runs meet in a key Eastern Conference matchup as Philadelphia Union play host to the Houston Dynamo on Saturday afternoon at PPL Park. Union saw their winless streak extended to five games, a run of …
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See This, Skip That: Philadelphia

See This, Skip That: Philadelphia
The city of Brotherly Love lures travelers with a vibrant mix — history, culture and community. As the spring and summer seasons bring the promise of warmer weather, visitors from all over the world will flock to Philadelphia. And while the landmark …
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Philadelphia Soul top Jacksonville Sharks, 54-41
Philadelphia Soul PHILADELPHIA (April 20, 2014) – The Philadelphia Soul (2-3) used defense and a consistent offensive attack to win their first home opener since the 2011 season with a 54-41 victory over the Jacksonville Sharks (2-3) at the Wells Fargo …
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John Hackworth optimistic, but Philadelphia Union players glum after another
CHESTER, Pa. – Sitting quietly in front of his locker, Andrew Wenger let out a long sigh when asked about his team finishing Saturday's game with zero shots on goal. It seemed the club's new striker was equally amazed and depressed that the …
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Steve Mason out for Game 1
According to reports out of Philadelphia, Mason won't accompany the team to New York, potentially throwing his availability for Sunday's Game 2 into doubt, as well. Mason will be replaced by backup Ray Emery, who backed up Corey Crawford for the …
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Rival Owners Of Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News Pledge $77M Bids

Rival Owners Of Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News Pledge M Bids
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — One of the key owners in the power struggle at the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News contends the media giant should be sold at public auction, to fetch the best price. KYW's Steve Tawa reports the feuding owners now …
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Police: 11-Year-Old Boy Struck By Stray Bullet in North Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An 11-year-old boy is hospitalized after being struck by a stray bullet. Philadelphia police say the child was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. “When the bullets started flying, he got hit,” explained Curtis Allen, the …
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Graham building at 15th and Chestnut in Center City purchased
That group consisted of a partnership of Grasso Holdings of Philadelphia and the Union Labor Life Insurance Co.-USA Realty Fund of Washington, D.C. The union fund served as the general partner, according to Pennsylvania Secretary of State records.
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Assigning Odds to Every Potential Philadelphia Eagles 1st-Round Pick
With the 22nd pick in the 2014 NFL draft, are the Philadelphia Eagles more likely to select Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks or Auburn pass-rusher Dee Ford? Move up for UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr or Texas A&M wideout Mike Evans?
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BPG sets sight on $165M in new projects this year

BPG sets sight on 5M in new projects this year
… Philadelphia · Phoenix · Pittsburgh · Portland · Raleigh/Durham · Sacramento · San Antonio · San Francisco · San Jose · Seattle · South Florida · St. Louis · Tampa Bay · Washington, D.C. · Wichita · Business Directory · Book of Lists · Upstart …
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Visualizing Philadelphia's public health nurses at work: A century of photos
In 1886, a group of benevolent Philadelphian women established the District Nurse Society, later renamed the Philadelphia Visiting Nurse Service. The Visiting Nurse Service delivered care to those unable to afford or access health care services. Much …
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2014 NFL Draft Picks Who Could Be Opening Game Starters for Philadelphia
Philadelphia is currently projected to return 20 of 22 starters from last season on offense and defense. Granted, multiple positions could use an upgrade, but more or less this same crew returns from the team that won 10 games and an NFC East …
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Flyers re-sign Andrew MacDonald to 6-year deal
MacDonald said Philadelphia was a unique hockey market. “It's obviously a little bit different wherever you go,” he said. “You realize the passion of the fans and the atmosphere in the rink. “It was always something I loved coming in as an opponent …
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Philadelphia Woman Charged With Cheating on Taxes While Working for IRS
There's no substitute for good timing. On Tuesday, April 15th — otherwise known as Tax Day — the United States Attorney's office in Philadelphia charged former IRS employee Lora Lewis with filing false tax returns and defrauding the government of $ 39 …
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Share your images of Philadelphia in bloom [photos]

Share your images of Philadelphia in bloom [photos]
Emma Lee is a freelance photographer and writer who lives in New Jersey. She is a veteran of the Trenton newspaper wars and has several awards for sports and feature photography. She began contributing to NewsWorks in January 2012.
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Positively Philadelphia: Science Festival Returns
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Wanna taste a Sharknado cocktail? Learn about clothes of the future? How about a sweater that monitors your heartbeat? These are just a few of the many events at Philadelphia's Science Festival that begins later this month.
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Frozen Four 2014: With the Eagles wings clipped in Philadelphia, college

Frozen Four 2014: With the Eagles wings clipped in Philadelphia, college
PHILADELPHIA — If you're searching for the source of college hockey's biggest villain this year, look no further than a pair of games in late November. This first was in Orono, Maine, and the second, six days later, was at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill.
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Marc Gasol, Mike Miller lead Memphis Grizzlies past Philadelphia 76ers, 117-95
Marc Gasol had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Mike Miller added 19 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies made a strong push in the third quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-95 on Friday night. Tony Allen scored 15 points to help the Grizzlies preserve …
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DeSean Jackson reportedly skipped exit meeting with Philadelphia Eagles
Once the 2013 season came to an end, former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson had no problem suggesting that he'd like a new contract, yet he couldn't even make it to the mandatory exit meeting with the team. That's the word from …
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Philadelphia Police Search For Missing 16-Year-Old Girl
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl. Nakyra Newson was reported missing by her mother after she did not return home from school on Monday. Police say Newson's mother states …
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Promising, Experimental Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Will Soon Be Tested In
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Every moment matters now for 54-year-old Mitchell Berk and his wife. They say their dreams of growing old together were probably shattered when he was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in December. “It was shocking.
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Philadelphia Phillies option Cesar Hernandez to Reading
Cesar Hernandez, who made the opening day roster with the Philadelphia Phillies this year, was optioned to Reading today as the team activated Freddy Galvis off the disabled list. Hernandez played 104 games in Lehigh Valley last year and was an …
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Mighty underdog: Union marches into Philadelphia as Frozen Four's "Rocky"
Associated Press. Facebook0 Twitter0 Gplus0. PHILADELPHIA – Union doesn't have the championship banner, but the Dutchmen are no underdogs coming into the Frozen Four in Philadelphia. The banners of past champions were raised to the rafters at the …
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Goode wants accurate reporting of minority participation in Philadelphia

Goode wants accurate reporting of minority participation in Philadelphia
WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief covering …
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Philadelphia 76ers (17-61) at Memphis Grizzlies (46-32), 8 pm (ET)
(SportsNetwork.com) – The Memphis Grizzlies have four games remaining to make a case for a playoff spot and will welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to town Friday for a showdown at FedExForum. The Grizzlies are a game behind the Phoenix Suns and …
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